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  • US shipping terminal reopens after 'dirty bomb' threat

    A terminal at the Port of Charleston in South Carolina will reopen and the safety zone has been lifted, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Thursday.

  • A file photo of a U.S. Coast Guard boat.

    The Coast Guard said no threat was found aboard a container ship at the Port of Charleston after an hours-long investigation.

  • US grocery battle heats up with German retailers seen as 'disruptive' force

    US grocery battle heats up with Aldi and Lidl seen as 'disruptive' force.

  • NEW YORK, June 14- A rise in cyber attacks on U.S. public sector targets so far has had little impact in the $3.8 trillion municipal debt market, with no issuer as yet hit security threat. "State and local governments are a huge target, quite frankly an easy target for bad guys," said Bob Anderson, managing director for information security at Navigant management...

  • NEW YORK, June 14- A rise in cyber attacks on U.S. public sector targets so far has had little impact in the $3.8 trillion municipal debt market, with no issuer as yet hit security threat. "State and local governments are a huge target, quite frankly an easy target for bad guys," said Bob Anderson, managing director for information security at Navigant management...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • SEATTLE, June 8- Boeing Co is streamlining its aircraft production systems at its largest factory, trying to cut costs to compete with rival Airbus and chip away at the near- $30 billion deficit created by its 787 Dreamliner. It poured $1 billion into erecting a 27- acre factory to make carbon composite wings for its forthcoming 777 X widebody jet.

  • Ten years from now coal will be just 15 percent, " TVA Chief Executive Bill Johnson said, noting the company has retired more than half its coal plants over the past decade. Despite efforts by President Donald Trump to sweep away former President Barack Obama's climate change regulations, like the Clean Power Plan, and his decision on Thursday to withdraw from the...

  • *Trump tells EU officials Germany is "very bad" on trade. President Donald Trump, who told EU officials Germany was "very bad" on trade and suggested it was selling too many cars in the United States. The exchange between the leaders came after German media reported on Friday that Trump had sharply criticised Germany in a private meeting on Thursday with European...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, May 25- Bankrupt Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, the U.S. nuclear technology firm owned by Toshiba Corp, has stopped making pension payments to former executives, according to a letter seen by Reuters, removing a benefit that has helped the company retain top talent. Westinghouse spokeswoman Sarah Cassella said in a statement that in Chapter 11...

  • Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp, filed for bankruptcy in March following billions of dollars in cost overruns at two nuclear power plants it designed and is constructing in Georgia and South Carolina. An attorney for Westinghouse said in U.S. bankruptcy court in New York that cash from the loan would allow the company to complete its business plan...

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- Three U.S. The most senior Democrat on the Senate committee overseeing pensions, Washington's Patty Murray, and two of the party's liberal stars who advocated for the rule, Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren, wrote to newly confirmed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta about reports that he was looking for a way to freeze the rule and make it "stick."

  • "This is the right time for us to enter the United States," Brendan Proctor, chief executive officer for Lidl U.S., told Reuters at a media event in New York late on Tuesday. Lidl, which runs 10,000 stores in 27 countries, and German rival Aldi Inc have already upended Britain's grocery retail market, hurting incumbents like Tesco Plc and Wal-Mart Stores Inc's ASDA...

  • Lidl said in February it planned to open its first 20 U.S. stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, with 80 more to follow in the United States within the first year. Lidl is owned by Germany's privately held Schwarz Group. According to the company's website, it is hiring workers in 38 cities in the eastern U.S. states of Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New...

  • WILMINGTON, Del/ NEW YORK, May 14- The owners of the unfinished Vogtle power plant in Georgia led by Southern Co agreed to cap Toshiba Corp's responsibility for its guarantees on the much-delayed nuclear project, helping ease the Japanese electronics maker's financial stress, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The deal is also contingent on the...